Category Archives: Spoonbill

Fall Colors Include Pink Around Here

While New England has the beautiful red and gold maple trees each fall we go a different direction.

We have pink.

Fall Colors Include Pink Around Here
Fall Colors Include Pink Around Here

I’m OK with the trade off.

Fall Colors Include Pink Around Here
Fall Colors Include Pink Around Here
Fall Colors Include Pink Around Here
Fall Colors Include Pink Around Here

ACE Basin, South Carolina.

Cormorant Season

Technically that may or may not be true.

I tend to see many more Double-crested Cormorant in the fall and winter. I think some move a little inland to the marshes.

Cormorant Season
Cormorant Season

And of course it’s always nice to have a little ‘pink’ in a photograph.

Double-crested Cormorant, Roseate Spoonbill, ACE Basin, South Carolina.

Spoonbill, Cat Island

There was no way to get any closer to a group of Roseate Spoonbills we spotted. This one sat and watched us but was feeling comfortable we were far enough away.

Spoonbill, Cat Island
Spoonbill, Cat Island

Cat Island is part of the Yawkey Wildlife Center, a ‘very’ protected conservation area. By invitation (Dept. Natural Resources) and small boat access only.